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Real Estate Investing, Cash Flows and Due Diligence 101

real-estate-investing-cash-flows-and-due-diligence-101-finalThis book is a common sense guide that every investor and personal residence buyer should use to reduce risk and protect themselves on their largest purchase.

Buying real estate is the largest and riskiest purchase you will ever make. Experienced buyers do their homework to protect themselves from the inherent risks – you too can protect yourself, you just need to know what to do and how to do it.

This book was created to help personal residence buyers or investment rental property buyers learn the due diligence tasks they should perform to protect themselves when buying real estate.

Expert Co-Authors Include:
Gary Laturno & Vikki Kuick – Attorney & Investors
Mark Goldman – Mortgage Lending Professional
Matthew Swain – HOA Analysis & Reserves Expert
Chris Magill – CREIA Home Inspector

This book includes FREE online access to all the useable checklists, spreadsheets and documents, which are downloadable for use at www.ProfessorBaron.org and will keep your investing process on track and make sure you cover all your bases.

Leonard P. Baron, MBA, CPA, is a real estate lecturer at San Diego State University where he teaches the MBA Real Estate Investment Course. He is a long term residential investment real estate owner, he is buying investment properties now, he performs commercial real estate investment consulting and he loves kicking the tires of a good piece of dirt!

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Real Estate Ownership, Investment and Due Diligence 101

real-estate-ownership-investment-and-due-diligence-101-finalThis book was created to help buyers of real estate, whether for a personal residence or investment property, ensure that they protect themselves on their purchase by doing the proper due diligence.

Buy and read any other real estate books you like, but if you are seriously ready to buy a property, it’s time to take the steps to reduce your risk, protect yourself and make sure you do all the steps and tasks that experienced buyers do with every property they acquire.

If you do not know how to pencil out a real estate deal, review your title insurance policy, understand your Good Faith Estimate and mortgage financing, know how to analyze the Homeowners Association, ensure you have the right insurance coverage, understand how real estate saves, or doesn’t save you money on income taxes, do a proper home inspection, etc. – this is the book you need.

Along with his expert authors who are an attorney, a mortgage professional, an insurance executive, an HOA expert, a home inspector and other investors, Professor Baron has created a step by step guide to tie up the loose ends on a property purchase.

The group cumulatively owns approximately 35 properties between them and have been involved in at least 1,000 transactions. They have learned many a hard lessons losing money on a real estate purchase and hope to help you avoid those expensive mishaps.

The team is independent and gives neutral advice – the only goal of which is to help you better PROTECT YOURSELF.

This book includes FREE online access to all the useable checklists, spreadsheets and documents, which are downloadable for use at www.ProfessorBaron.org and will keep your buying process on track and make sure you cover all your bases.

A real estate buyer can never eliminate their risk, but following the steps to perform your due diligence will significantly reduce your risk on the largest purchase you will ever make. Every buyer of real estate should have and understand the Due Diligence Checklist Professor Baron has created and work hard to reduce their risk when buying real estate.

This book is used by real estate professionals for securing clients by marketing their dedication to protect those clients from the perils of real estate. It is also used for continuing education (CE, CPE, or MCLE) credits for real estate professionals, lawyers, and certified public accountants. Universities and colleges also use it as a pre-course study to help their students understand the core basic real estate due diligence principles that experienced real estate buyers understands.

Real estate is Buyer Beware….Do You Know of What to “Beware”? If you do not, this book is for you.

Leonard P. Baron, MBA, CPA, is a real estate lecturer at San Diego State University where he teaches the MBA Real Estate Investment Course. He is a long term residential investment real estate owner, he is buying investment properties now, he performs commercial real estate investment consulting and he loves kicking the tires of a good piece of dirt!

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